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Contact: Sean McNally

December 5, 2018                                                                                  



ATA Pleased By Progress in U.S.-China Trade Talks

Trucking Group Urges Administration to Not Just Delay, But Cancel New Tariffs


Arlington, Virginia — Today, the American Trucking Associations commended negotiators for making progress toward continue free and fair trade between the United States and China.


“Trade is essential for maintaining our economic health, and plays a significant role in driving the trucking industry, so we are pleased that the Trump administration and China have forestalled potentially devastating tariffs,” said ATA Executive Vice President for Advocacy Bill Sullivan. “We hope this means progress is being made on getting a trade agreement that works – one that encourages free and fair trade – for both our nations. We applaud the hard work by American and Chinese negotiators and urge both sides to keep working and to reach a just and equitable deal.”